In Pictures: CEO pay. Cash, stock awards, perks add up to big pay packages

Median pay for tech CEOs in 2012 was $10.7 million, according to Network World’s analysis of CEO compensation in the tech industry.

Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat CEO and president Whitehurst’s compensation climbed 5% in 2012, but Red Hat made bigger gains in revenue and income during the same time period. His $7.8 million pay package included a $764,583 salary, $1.4 million bonus, equity awards valued at $5.6 million, and $5,583 in perks. Red Hat achieved 25% revenue growth ($1.1 billion compared to $909 million in 2011) and a 37% jump in net income ($147 million compared to $107 million) in its 2012 fiscal year.

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